Ceasefire negotiations are primarily male-dominated enterprises that often set the groundwork for future peace talks. Understanding them is thus vital for enhancing women's participation and including broader social interests in future peace efforts.
Afghanistan ranks worst of 177 countries in terms of the status of women, according to this year’s Women, Peace and Security (WPS) Index launched today in New York.
The war in Ethiopia's Tigray region accounted for over 100,000 battle-related deaths in 2022, even more than Russia's invasion of Ukraine which accounted for more than 81,000 deaths, according to new conflict trends data released today.
This week Save the Children launched its new report Stop the War on Children: The Forgotten Ones.
Yesterday, a video featuring the Global Women, Peace and Security Index went viral on TikTok, garnering over 700,000 likes so far.
Doctoral candidates from all over the world attended PRIO's PhD-level course on Gender, Peace and Conflict.
The new open accessbook Livesin Peace Research: The Oslo Stories explains how PRIO, the world'soldest independent peace research institute, was founded and how it survivedthrough crises.
Friday, we got to know that a large project has been funded by the Research Council of Norway's INFRASTRUKTUR initiative, that aims to build up relevant, up-to-date infrastructure that is accessible to the research community, to various private and public sector user groups, and to the general public.
Today, Save the Children launched its new report Stop the War on Children: A crisis of recruitment.
Save the Children's report Stop the War on Children: A crisis of recruitment shows that, in 2020, almost all children in Syria and Yemen were at risk of recruitment by armed actors.
The third edition of the global Women, Peace and Security Index (WPS Index) draws on recognized data sources to measure women’s inclusion, justice, and security in 170 countries.
The Center for Conflict and Humanitarian Studies (CHS), in collaboration with the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) , will jointly release a major report analysing conflict trends in the Arab world from 1946 to 2019.
The journalist Joshua Goodman of the Associated Press yesterday released the article “Global COVID deaths hit 4 million amid rush to vaccinate».
Gudrun Østby will be the Research Director of the research department Conditions of Violence and Peace from 1 August.
The 2020 update of the Uppsala Conflict Data Program is now available, and reveals interesting trends in armed conflict for the last year, including more conflicts but also fewer deaths.
Research Director Siri Aas Rustad will take part in the UNDP Symposium "A New Generation of Human Security" later today.
Round three of conflict prediction in the Conflict Cartographer project is now open.
Application deadline 25 June 2021
As part of the newly established Dialogue Forum for Norway's membership in the United Nations Security Council 2021-2022, the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) in collaboration with PRIO, and the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI) are organizing a series of thematic roundtable meetings about current issues on the Council's agenda.
Round two of conflict prediction in the Conflict Cartographer project is now open.
PRIO has conducted a study for Save the Children estimating the number of children at risk of experiencing wartime sexual violence.
Siri Aas Rustad will be the Research Director of the research department Conditions of Violence and Peace from 10 February.
The WFP has been a long-time favorite on Urdal’s shortlist
In their first-ever report to examine conflict trends in the Middle East, PRIO researchers take a closer look at the hard data on the number of conflicts – between states, within states, as well as one sided violence – and at ceasefires as well as peace agreements.
Following external academic evaluations, the PRIO Board has awarded Research Professor competence to Håvard Mokleiv Nygård, Siri Aas Rustad and Tore Wig.
Save the Children has released its 2020 report on children in conflict.
Congratulations to the team that has secured NORGLOBAL funding from the Research Council of Norway for the 3-year project Green Curses and Violent Conflicts: The Security Implications of Renewable Energy Sector Development in Africa.
Despite the magnitude of displacement, extant knowledge on how refugees affect host populations is derived almost exclusively from Western societies.
The number of people killed in wars is the lowest in seven years.
While Håvard Nygård is on paternity leave, Siri Aas Rustad will be the Research Director of Conditions of Violence and Peace Department, starting 4 March 2019.